Eating Out: Hill Station | Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines

Quick history lesson. Do you know about hill stations? It’s a colonial era brainchild. European colonizers headed out to Asia and Africa to colonize and live among the people they colonized. They chose a town located in a higher elevation and designated it as a “hill station” so they have …

Eating Out: Maria Maria | Greenhills, San Juan City, Philippines

Here’s another restaurant that serves Filipino food in a lovely little environment – Maria Maria in San Juan City. I actually ate here twice. Two features caught my attention – this lighting fixture made up of cups and saucers, which is sadly too high for me to photograph properly. . …

Eating Out: Cafe Juanita | Kapitolyo, Pasig City, Philippines

The next time I’m in the Philippines, I really need to explore more of Brgy. Kapitolyo in Pasig City. Café Juanita has been around for more than two decades, but it’s a recent discovery. Good thing my friend brought me there. We only ordered three items: Goi Cuon (Vietnamese Fresh …

Eating Out: Tipulo | Antipolo City, Rizal, Philippines

If you’ve ever driven along Sumulong Highway, then chances are, you have passed by this pretty good Filipino restaurant without knowing it is in the area. Located inside the campus of the First Pacific Leadership Academy, Tipulo is a relaxing open-air restaurant serving delicious Filipino cuisine that’s easy on the …